15th of May (city)

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15th of May City
مدينة 15 مايو
15th of May City is located in Egypt
15th of May City
15th of May City
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 29°49′55″N 31°21′36″E / 29.831871°N 31.360050°E / 29.831871; 31.360050Coordinates: 29°49′55″N 31°21′36″E / 29.831871°N 31.360050°E / 29.831871; 31.360050
Country  Egypt
Governorate Cairo
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

15th of May City (Arabic: مدينة 15 مايو‎) is a suburb of eastern Helwan, Egypt, and is part of Greater Cairo. It was established in 1978, and is located south of the Nile Delta and east of central Helwan city. It was constructed to solve the problem of insufficient accommodation.[1]

Name[edit]

The name was chosen to immortalize the memory of invading Israel in 1948 and to weep its independence.

Geography[edit]

The City of 15th of May is located in the south east of the city of Helwan.

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh),[2] as the rest of Egypt. Due to its closeness to Helwan, it has very similar averages.

Climate data for 15th of May City
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.4
(66.9)
21.1
(70)
24.4
(75.9)
29.2
(84.6)
33.6
(92.5)
35.4
(95.7)
35.9
(96.6)
35.5
(95.9)
32.8
(91)
30.8
(87.4)
26.1
(79)
21.2
(70.2)
28.8
(83.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.8
(56.8)
14.9
(58.8)
17.7
(63.9)
21.5
(70.7)
25.5
(77.9)
27.8
(82)
28.7
(83.7)
28.6
(83.5)
26.4
(79.5)
24.4
(75.9)
20.3
(68.5)
15.6
(60.1)
22.1
(71.8)
Average low °C (°F) 8.2
(46.8)
8.7
(47.7)
11
(52)
13.8
(56.8)
17.5
(63.5)
20
(68)
21.6
(70.9)
21.8
(71.2)
20
(68)
18.1
(64.6)
14.5
(58.1)
10.1
(50.2)
15.4
(59.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
1
(0.04)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.08)
5
(0.2)
17
(0.68)
Source: Climate-Data.org (altitude: 87m)[2]

Economy[edit]

Industry[edit]

The city of 15th of may has a group of factories for many products.

Trading[edit]

15th of May city has several shopping malls,Supermarkets and shops.

Education[edit]

The City has a group of schools such as El Mostaqbal school.

Higher Education[edit]

The Higher Inistitute of Engineering is the most important educational foundation in the city.

Religion[edit]

The City has a group of mosques as:

  • Masjid al jafari
  • Aly Ibn Aby Taleb
  • Mostafa Mosque
  • al fardos mosque

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohamed, Adel; S. Araffa, Nagi Mahmoud (2011). "Delineation of Near-Surface Structure in the Southern Part of 15th of May City, Cairo, Egypt Using Geological, Geophysical and Geotechnical Techniques" (PDF). Pure and Applied Geophysics. 169 (9): 1641–1654. doi:10.1007/s00024-011-0415-y. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Climate: 15th of May City - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2013-12-14.